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Jess' Lunch

22 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3734
+1 540-434-8282
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“chili dog” (9 reviews)
“chilli” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
22 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3734
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been eating at Jess' my entire life but hadn't been back in many years until recently. It was as good as I remember. They have the best chili dogs and chocolate milkshakes! Very reasonable prices too!

Thank sbkouns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Texas and my family is in HBurh, so we make it a POINT to visit Jess' and get some hotdogs every time we visit! So much love for this place!

Thank Sydnie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, soup, sandwiches, burgers - but in an old-fashioned (think counter/tables) environment with amazingly friendly, helpful servers. The food was solid - club sandwich, fried pickles, hot dogs - and fresh. Love the feeling like I'm eating where the locals eat, not in a...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Customer service was great was was excellent and inexpensive I think that sums it up come on in and check it out.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The last time we stopped at Jess' Lunch it was a trip down memory lane for my taste buds. The hot dog was as good as I'd remembered, and the onion rings were perfect. There's always the risk that reality doesn't match memories, but in...More

Thank mcquigg
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We stopped in Harrisonburg to have lunch on a trip south. The onion rings were good. We really enjoyed a Greek Salad as well as the Athena burger - cooked exactly as we wanted it to be. My husband really enjoyed the Duke dog (but...More

Thank BullyLover2
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Jess's has been serving up a great hot dog for years. The chile sauce makes it unique. I also like the cheeseburger grilled before your eyes. The coffee is quite good.

Thank James N
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great food great prices, friendly, easy in and out, just had to wait to pay the bill as the cashier was on a personal phone call 😮

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We ate lunch at Jess' following a recent tour at James Madison University, which is right down the road. The restaurant is located in the heart of Harrisonburg's downtown, directly across from the court house. It has obviously been here for a very long time,...More

Thank NellieVA
Reviewed 31 March 2017

1st time downtown Harrisonburg during visit to nearby timeshare and we were walking round town at lunch time and saw this place and decided why not. Sat down and at 1st were a little thrown by the small isn 2 page menu but after ordering...More

Thank Joel_in_MD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3734
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-8282
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